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Robert "Bob" Maruska

July 31, 1924 - February 7, 2020

Robert “Bob” Maruska, age 95, of Palatine IL. Beloved husband for 72 wonderful years to Elayne nee Woods. Devoted father to James (Jasna) Maruska, Dyane Fountian, Thomas Maruska, and Gary Maruska. Cherished grandpa to Renee Fountain (Eric Lass) and Andrea (Zac) Johnson. Adored great-grandpa to Brinley, Jade, and Brooks…read more

Robert “Bob” Maruska, age 95, of Palatine IL. Beloved husband for 72 wonderful years to Elayne nee Woods. Devoted father to James (Jasna) Maruska, Dyane Fountian, Thomas Maruska, and Gary Maruska. Cherished grandpa to Renee Fountain (Eric Lass) and Andrea (Zac) Johnson. Adored great-grandpa to Brinley, Jade, and Brooks. Bob was a flight instructor for United Airlines for over 30 years and was a proud World War II veteran. The time he didn’t spend with his family, he spent volunteering as a Eucharistic Minister at Northwest Community Hospital. In lieu of flowers donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. A visitation will be held Wednesday February 12, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home 185 E. Northwest Hwy. Palatine IL from 3:00-8:00PM. A funeral mass will be held Thursday February 13, at St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic Church, 1201 E Anderson Dr, Palatine, IL. at 11:00AM. Interment private. For more information please call 847-359-8020 or visit Bob’s memorial at www.smithcorcoran.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Smith-Corcoran Palatine Funeral Home

185 E. Northwest Hwy
Palatine, IL 60067

Service Information

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

St. Thomas of Villanova

1201 E Anderson
Palatine, IL 60067

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